Islamabad, May 24 (IANS) A naughty child can be threatened with being made 'a judge if he is mischievous and chief justice if he is more mischievous', a senior Supreme Court judge has said.
Thursday, May 24, 2007 2:45:36 PM
Islamabad, May 24 (IANS) Reports in the US that the Bush administration has been giving $1 billion a year for the past six years to the Pakistan Army has embarrassed the latter with a spokesperson stating that it did not receive anything 'directly from the US'.
Thursday, May 24, 2007 2:17:44 PM
Kathmandu, May 24 (IANS) Persuasion by top Maoists leaders has failed to placate the Asian Development Bank (ADB), that has announced its decision to pull out of Nepal's biggest development project after a Maoist minister refused to honour an old contract.
Thursday, May 24, 2007 1:27:20 PM
London/Islamabad, May 24 (IANS) Pakistan's United Nations peacekeepers deployed in Congo were involved in trading in gold and also returned weapons to the militia groups there in 2005, a BBC investigation has alleged.
Thursday, May 24, 2007 1:24:49 PM
Islamabad, May 24 (DPA) Pakistani transporters supplying oil to US and NATO troops in Afghanistan have suspended supplies from a major refinery because of repeated militant attacks on tanker trucks at the border, a press report said Thursday.
Thursday, May 24, 2007 1:22:46 PM
Islamabad, May 24 (IANS) Pakistan has suspended its wheat exports, including to India, with immediate effect following protests from flour mill owners and the provincial governments over a sudden surge in prices blamed on hoarders and speculators.
Thursday, May 24, 2007 12:01:43 PM
Kinshasa/Nairobi/Islamabad, May 23 (DPA) Pakistan said Wednesday it will look into allegations that its peacekeeping force in the Democratic Republic of Congo traded in gold and weapons with militias it was tasked with disarming.
Wednesday, May 23, 2007 9:39:24 PM
Islamabad, May 23 (DPA) Pakistani Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz has turned down the resignation of Minister for Tourism Nilofar Bakhtiar who stirred a controversy by hugging her French parajumping instructor, his office said Wednesday.
Wednesday, May 23, 2007 9:04:38 PM
Islamabad, May 23 (DPA) Authorities have culled more than 6,000 birds to control a new outbreak of avian flu at three poultry farms in this Pakistani capital, an official said Wednesday.
Wednesday, May 23, 2007 3:52:17 PM
Islamabad, May 23 (DPA) German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier arrived in Pakistan Wednesday for talks about the conflict in neighbouring Afghanistan and Islamabad's tense relations with Kabul.
Wednesday, May 23, 2007 1:37:57 PM
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